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German civilians identify the bodies of 71 political prisoners exhumed from a mass grave on Wenzelnberg near Solingen-Ohligs.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 08172

German civilians identify the bodies of 71 political prisoners exhumed from a mass grave on Wenzelnberg near Solingen-Ohligs.

The victims, most of whom were taken from Luettringhausen prison, were shot and buried by the Gestapo following orders to eliminate all Reich enemies just before the end of the war.

Date
1945 April 30
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Arnold Bauer Barach
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Record last modified: 2003-10-24 00:00:00
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